CASE COMMENTS: MERGERS – EUROPEAN UNION – TELECOMMUNICATIONS – REMEDIES – REFERRAL REQUEST

Remedies: The European Commission clears the creation of a joint venture between two telecom companies in Netherlands, subject to conditions (Vodafone / Liberty Global)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. The European Commission has cleared in Phase 1, subject to commitments, the proposed creation of a joint venture between Vodafone and Liberty Global in the Netherlands by decision of 3 August 2016. The Vodafone Group is an international group specialising in the operation of mobile telecommunications networks and the provision of mobile telecommunications services. In the Netherlands, Vodafone provides mobile communications services, as well as retail fixed-line telephony, broadband internet and television services. Vodafone has its own mobile network and relies on access to the copper and fibre infrastructure of the incumbent operator KPN for fixed

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  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris)
  • Herbert Smith Freehills (Paris)

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Sergio Sorinas, Marie Louvet, Remedies: The European Commission clears the creation of a joint venture between two telecom companies in Netherlands, subject to conditions (Vodafone / Liberty Global), 3 August 2016, Concurrences N° 3-2017, Art. N° 84521, pp. 103-105

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